Make Music Columbia

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Make Music Columbia

Make Music Columbia is a live, free musical celebration on June 21, the longest day of the year, with concerts on streets, sidewalks, and parks across the city.

Make Music Columbia – Free, Open Concerts All Day on June 21st

Make Music Day Columbia is a city-wide celebration of the creation of music, no matter how it’s done. Part of the Make Music Day Alliance, Columbia is proud to be a participating city in the worldwide celebration of music on June 21st. No prior music experience is required to participate, and we hope you will consider joining any and all Make Music Day events throughout Columbia, including at Koger Center for the Arts.

All events are free and open to the public. More information about the day itself can be found throughout this site.

Make Music Columbia is proudly hosted by Rice Music House and Koger Center for the Arts.


Make Music Columbia is a celebration of music and everyone’s innate ability to make it, from amateurs to professionals.

Make Music Columbia will be on Friday, June 21, 2024. All events will be free and open to anyone who would like to participate!

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In the News


ABC Columbia – Make Music Day Celebrated in Columbia


Columbia Panorama – Make Music Columbia Returns on June 21


The Free Times – Make Music Day Brings Culture of Participation to Columbia

GoColumbia (The State) – Get out and jam (or just listen) on Make Music Columbia day – June recognized as Columbia Music Month with events across the city

The Columbia Star – Make Music Columbia returns June 21


The Post and Courier – Columbia among 20 cities to host Make Music Day festival this summer

Midlands Biz – Mayor Benjamin to Declare “Make Music Day” in Columbia

ABC Columbia – Mayor Benjamin Declares June 21 “Make Music Day”

WACH Fox – Make Music Day Columbia

The Free Times – A Day for Music

GoColumbia (The State) – Meet some of Columbia’s Music Makers

The Herald Journal – Columbia joins Make Music Day


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-Make Music Columbia